Tag archives for Logical

Adjusting a Recipe Fractions Project.

Adjusting a Recipe Project   Find a simple recipe in a recipe book or on the internet with at least four fractions in the ingredients list. Include the original recipe within your project.   Be sure to show your calculations, explain your strategy and include visual models.   Within your project you must:   -Rewrite the recipe for twice as many people. (adding, doubling, multiplying)   -Rewrite the recipe for Read full article »

Geometry in my World and Maths Morning Events.

  This week our classroom played host to two events where the Manta Rays Students and Class Parent Community came together with the goal of further developing their understanding of what we are doing in Maths.     On the morning of Tuesday 27th January  Grade Four opened it's doors for the whole of our learning community to visit each class'  expo of their Read full article »

Bamzooki Multiplication and Division Fun.

Bamzooki is a really fun way to practice multiplication and division. It uses quite large numbers but provides you with help and a reminder of some strategies to use. It's part of the bbc bitesize website which has lots of really useful learning activities. Click the picture below to get started. Read full article »

Grade Four Ten Thousand Project.

Learning Intention: To develop our ability as mathematicians to model with Maths, look for patterns, be precise and present what we learn. Guiding Questions:   How big is 10,000? What does 10,000 look like? How many different ways can we show 10,000?   Task:   Find 10,000 of something to bring in to share with the class.  Be prepared to present your work to students and teachers at our 10,000 Read full article »

Using Our Data Handling Skills to Monitor Changes in how Sustainable our Food Consumption is at Snack Time.

In January 2014, as part of our Sustainable Food Production Inquiry, the Invisible Tigers gathered data on what materials were used to make our food packaging and how many of each. We found the following categories- plastic, reusable, metal, paper, tetra pack and tin foil. We discovered that on a given day there were thirty nine of our snack items Read full article »

Maths Centres

As we approach the end of our year in grade two it is important to say thanks to our parents for helping to support our Numeracy learning this year. Things like number sense, addition, subtraction, telling time, multiplication and lately, Geometry, have all been much easier to learn because of the help of our parents in supporting our Tuesday morning Read full article »

Geometry

    https://docs.google.com/a/ismanila.org/document/d/1PpITOo14EXv5dq_eJv_ZjNEHWJ-HJb1HgFg3CN8MUaU/edit Students describe and analyze shapes by examining their sides and angles. Students investigate, describe and reason about decomposing and combining shapes to make other shapes. Through building, drawing and analyzing two- and three-dimensional shapes, students develop a foundation for understanding area, volume, congruence, similarity, and symmetry.   Understandings, Skills and Guiding Questions Students will understand that … Shapes can be described by their attributes Read full article »

Numeracy – Data Handling.

Data Analysis   We use data to describe the world and answer important questions. In this unit we will begin to understand the reasons for collecting data, different ways to display it, and what important information data can provide for us.   Understandings, Skills and Guiding Questions Students will understand that … Visual displays of data can be constructed in a variety of formats to solve Read full article »

Spotlight on Numeracy Part 3.

Our focus on Place Value and Number Operations will shift imminently to Measurement so prior to doing so it would be good to take a look at some of the things that have been happening of late in the Invisible Tigers sphere of Numeracy. Lets kick things off with another fun investigation that you can do at home with your very Read full article »

Focus on Numeracy pt 2.

This week we have had a satisfying week in numeracy working on the following things: Fluently adding and subtracting using mental strategies Solving word problems Representing the digits of 3-digit numbers as hundreds, tens, ones using the build it, draw it, expand it approach e.g 342=300+40+2 We have been practicing estimating and then determining if groups of objects have an odd or even number Read full article »

Communicating.

Literacy and the power of words. Reading, writing and verbal communication.

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